Monthly Archives: January 2014

“On the Beatific Vision” – Translation and Notes

Dear all, Please find attached a working English translation of Dietrich’s treatise: Dietrich of Freiberg – De visione beatifica EMConversions The Latin text has been uploaded online by its original editor, Burkhard Mojsisch, and can be found here: I note that Mojsisch refers to this online version as a […]

Dietrich of Freiberg’s “On the Beatific Vision”

Dear All, Within a fortnight I shall upload a translation of Dietrich von Freiberg’s De visione beatifica. The Latin text can be consulted here: Dietrich is a highly speculative theological and scientific mind (in fact the first to produce the correct optical theory of the rainbow!), and a Dominican […]